Swan from Contemplation to Consumption

2010 | 12:59 | Sports |

Join The Backyard Sportsman, Hovey Smith, as he goes on a solo hunt for America’s largest waterfowl in North Carolina. After explaining why these swan are hunted, Hovey goes after them with an 1842 75-caliber British musket loaded with non-toxic shot. After breaking ice for three days in three locations, he moves to public blinds on the Outer Banks, calls in and takes a trophy swan with a single shot. He returns to Georgia, cleans his swan and provides cooking instructions.

Keywords: Swan hunting, cleaning swan, cooking swan, muzzleloading for waterfowl, non-toxic shot, North Carolina swan, The Backyard Sportsman

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